Entries by Kristy le Voy

VACANCY: Product Manager

ANDERMATT PHP is looking for a PRODUCT MANAGER to join our team PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The product manager is responsible for the oversight and development of assigned products to meet short, mid and long term financial goals. The product manager provides input for the market position and technical development of the products to support […]

What is Biological Control?

What is biocontrol? Biological control (biocontrol) is an environmentally sound method of controlling or suppressing pests and diseases using their naturally-occurring enemies or biological antagonists. These living organisms may be predators (predatory mites, ladybirds etc), parasitoids (wasps etc) or microbes (fungi, bacteria or viruses).  Biological control is an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) […]

Eco-T improves yield and protects against Pythium spp. in carrots

Cavity spot caused by Pythium spp. is a significant disease in carrots, reducing harvest quality and resulting in major losses. Eco-T  was tested for control of Pythium in carrots in the Western Cape, South Africa.Soil drench applications of Eco-T were compared to a standard registered fungicide and an untreated control.   Eco-T treatment significantly reduced Pythium […]